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Stockholm Noir: Neoliberalism and Gangsterism in Easy Money

Michael Tapper

in Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693184
eISBN:
9781474412223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693184.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The gangster story is a warped Horatio Alger tale. Carl Freedman notes that it connects to the mystery of the origins of capitalism in what Karl Marx called ‘primitive accumulation’, the consciously ... More


Conclusion

Danilo Mandić

in Gangsters and Other Statesmen: Mafias, Separatists, and Torn States in a Globalized World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691187884
eISBN:
9780691200057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691187884.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This concluding chapter presents five propositions that may inform future research and policy. First, the temptation to reduce organized crime to an apolitical, nonagentic, or inconsequential factor ... More


Gangsterism in Rome

Arthur J. Pomeroy

in Rome Season Two: Trial and Triumph

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781474400275
eISBN:
9781474412148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400275.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The chapter, “Gangsterism in Rome,” by Arthur J. Pomeroy, examines the depiction of organized violence, crime, and gangs in the second season of the series Rome. This chapter’s analysis sets up a ... More


The Shifting Narratives of Violent Offenders

Fiona Brookman

in Narrative Criminology: Understanding Stories of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479876778
eISBN:
9781479895731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876778.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter demonstrates self-imaging in the creation of narratives, and addresses how narratives shift between different discourses during interviews. It presents the investigation on a suspect ... More


Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics

in Thug Life: Race, Gender, and the Meaning of Hip-Hop

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226395845
eISBN:
9780226395869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226395869.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter addresses three issues that consistently provoke episodes of moral panic about the explicit content in rap music: the place and treatment of women in hip-hop, use of the words nigger and ... More


Gangsterism and the Policing of the Cape Flats

Tony Roshan Samara

in Cape Town after Apartheid: Crime and Governance in the Divided City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670000
eISBN:
9781452947044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670000.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter begins by discussing the issue of “gangsterism” on the Cape Flats, followed by an analysis of the practices of the apartheid security forces that have managed to survive the transition ... More


The Production of Criminality on the Urban Periphery

Tony Roshan Samara

in Cape Town after Apartheid: Crime and Governance in the Divided City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670000
eISBN:
9781452947044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670000.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter talks about the continued underdevelopment of the Cape Flats and the increased tendency of the state to view unrest generated by poverty and inequality as a security threat. It relates ... More


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